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Teenager Mike Brown Was Gunned Down & Killed By Police Officers In Ferguson Missouri
We’re sure many of you have heard the sad news about the loss of Mike Brown in St. Louis, Missouri. The fatal shooting took place in Ferguson, just north of St. Louis, and involved the neighborhood’s police department. As of right now we’re hearing the police officer who shot the kid has been put on paid administrative leave as the investigation brews.
We’re hearing it began when a shooting took place between the cops and some other people, and some how a cop got loose and ended up targeting this child who wasn’t from the area. The kid was visiting family and decided to walk to the store with a friend where he was shot down to the ground, and shot at over and over again. Mike Brown’s friend and other witnesses are arguing the innocent boy followed the officer’s orders and was still gunned down. However, police are arguing the teenager got into a fight with the cop.
The internet has exploded since the story has broke, and photos of Mike Brown shot down have hit the net and people are beginning to protest. People of the community are rioting and looting right now and of course Brown’s mother is hurt. The mother told the local tv station “You took my son away from me.” She added “Do you know how hard it was for me to get him to stay in school and graduate. You know how many black men graduate? Now many, because you bring them down to this type of level, where they feel like they don’t got nothing to live for anyway. 'They’re going to try to take me out anyway’."
We understand they’re seeking justice but do you guys feel that the residents of the community should be rioting? Or do you feel as though it will tear down the community?